SWTOR Bounty Hunter Guide - 2.10.1

Rotation & Cooldowns | Patch 2.10.1

A rotation is a system for ordering your abilities in a way that maximizes your damage, threat or healing. Mastering a rotation will help you to quickly prioritize abilities during actual encounters so that you will always have the highest possible output as a Arsenal spec Mercenary (Bounty Hunter.)

Single Target

Single target rotations are designed for maximum damage, threat or healing on one target at a time. Single target rotations are more effective the longer you are able to focus on the same target.

Priority

Execute the following ability priority for optimal damage, threat, or healing on a single target.

  1. Rail Shot with Tracer Locks
  2. Heatseeker Missiles with Heat Signatures
  3. Electro Net
  4. Fusion Missile with Thermal Sensor Override
  5. Unload with Barrage
  6. Tracer Missile to maintain Heat Signatures
  7. Unload
  8. Rapid Shots

The key to the Arsenal spec Mercenary priority system is to remember the following:

  1. Maximize Heat regen by staying below 40 Heat as much as possible.
  2. Use Rapid Shots if above 40 Heat and Vent Heat is on cooldown.
  3. Use Rail Shot when Tracer Locks are fully stacked.
  4. Use Heatseeker Missiles with Heat Signatures on the target.
  5. Maintain the Heat Signatures debuff from Tracer Missile at all times.
  6. Use Unload as often as possible due to its great Heat efficiency.

Finally, always use High Velocity Gas Cylinder .

Multiple Target (AoE)

Execute the following ability priority for optimal damage, threat, or healing on multiple targets.

Priority

  1. Death From Above
  2. Flame Thrower
  3. Fusion Missile with Thermal Sensor Override
  4. Sweeping Blasters

Burst Cooldowns

Burst cooldowns are used to increase your damage, threat or healing for a brief period of time.

Survivability Cooldowns

Survivability cooldowns help keep you alive and provide relief to healers.